Lynn Smith

Lynn joined Stowe Veterinary Group in 1994, moving from a background in personnel/administration and sales/marketing. Lynn’s roles expanded with the growth of the practice and in 2005 she became the Practice Manager at Stowe Veterinary Centre and its two branch surgeries.

As well as overseeing the day-to-day running of the practice, Lynn’s main priorities are ensuring that staff are happy, that everything runs smoothly and a high standard of service and care is maintained across the whole veterinary team.

In her spare time, Lynn enjoys spending time with her fiance and their own pets, which include three boisterous Cocker Spaniels. Lynn is also passionate about tortoises and enjoys helping to promote good tortoise husbandry.


Nicola Rigden

Nicola started as a practice administrator at our Stowmarket centre. She progressed to assistant practice manager there and now leads the team at Moreton Hall Veterinary Centre.

As well as being passionate about pets, Nicola is an advocate for excellent client service and enjoys managing a caring, compassionate and professional team.


Karen Harvey

Karen joined our reception team back in 2007, having jumped at the opportunity for a career change to combine her many years of customer service skills with her love of animals. Karen shares her time between the accounts department and working on small animal reception across all of the branch surgeries and loves the variety that this role brings. Outside of work,Karen enjoys spending time spoiling and pampering her three cats and is a supporter of Ipswich Town FC.